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Application didnt upgraded after upgrading ubuntu to 13.10

I upgraded my laptop from ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. Its working like a charm. But I doubt if software-center, file manager, vlc, etc upgraded. Still I am not getting the new versions of softwares in ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 - issues

I am having trouble upgrading from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. I see this message appear during installation: How would one go about fixing this issue?
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Least impact upgrade to latest ubuntu from old version

I am looking to upgrade from 13.04 to the upcoming 13.10 but have a few questions about how to handle the upgrade whilst having the least impact on my current setup. I have these partitions on my ...
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Why does Ubuntu allow me to only upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Alpha Release?

I have Ubuntu 12.10, and I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04. But what is weird is that Ubuntu only allows me to update to 'Ubuntu 13.04 Alpha Release. I don't get it. Some people say to go to software ...
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Problems with library dependancies after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04?

I am afraid that my upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 may have messed up dependancies on my system somehow - I upgraded Friday night, and the upgrade was apparently successful, but after rebooting unity ...
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Can't update anymore since the upgrade to 13.04 broke down

A few days ago I tried to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 but in the middle of the upgrade my computer shut down due to power problems in my house. After I booted my computer again there was a problem ...
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dpkg error when installing linux

After running: sudo apt-get -f install or sudo apt-get install linux this error appears: dpkg: error processing linux-generic (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured dpkg: ...
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Ubuntu dependency problems after `do-release-upgrade`

I recently performed do-release-upgrade, and it appears to have broken some of my packages. I can't properly apt-get autoremove or apt-get upgrade any more. $ sudo apt-get install -f ... Errors ...
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Neverwinter Nights does not run in 13.04

I installed Neverwinter Nights on this very machine while running 12.10, following the instructions here. Since upgrading to 13.04, nwn hangs when I run it. This is a strace log file generated by my ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.10 -> 13.04 Upgrade & MDADM Raid Arrary

Now that 13.04 is out - i am looking to upgrade my home server (test rig) to have a play. Just wondering what effect running do-release-upgrade Would have on my MDADM raid array? Would it survive ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 upgrade failed

Today I upgraded to 13.04 (from 12.10) and I already regret doing this because while upgrading my whole system froze (waited for more than 2 hours) and I had to use a hard shutdown. Since that moment ...
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Why is my Ubuntu diplaying inconsistent version using two different methods?

I recently updated my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 using commands: sudo apt-get update and upgraded sudo apt-get upgrade After that I did do-release-upgrade -d But after sometime my system ...
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How can I complete the failed upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I tried to upgrade to 12.04 LTS but it got stuck at 36 minutes to complete upgrading. I restarted the computer and cannot boot my previous version of Ubuntu 2.6.32. It stuck at this message: since ...
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Can not install phpmyadmin and mysql

after an interrupted upgrade of ubuntu 10.04 server LTS to ubuntu 12.04 server LTS somethings weren't installed correctly. Anyways I installed apache, ftp, phpmyadmin etc. At some point I deleted some ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 just Killed Wine & ZSNES

My system just did a partial upgrade. I was busy doing something else so just let it get on with things. Now it has removed Wine and ZSNES and won't allow me to reinstall them! Is there a way to ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu

I really like the open source ideology and am thinking of installing ubuntu. Currently I'm using windows 8 but my computer was originally windows 7. Much of the software I currently have on my ...
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Tried to install a Kernel, now i have mutliple problems!

I tried to upgrade the kernal to 3.8.2 but it didn't work. So after learning that 3.8 wouldn't work with bumblebee I tried to go back and install 3.5.25. It still didn't work. uname -r says: ...
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Problems booting 12.04.2 after update

I recently bought parts for a small mediacenter PC, and planned on running ubuntu with XBMC. I'm having massive problems with installing ubuntu and thinking about switching to windows (worst case). ...
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Should I install GRUB while upgrading Ubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04 on a VPS?

I just purchased a VPS running Ubuntu 10.04. During the installation, it asked if I would like to install GRUB. I actually don't know if I want to install GRUB or not. I'm afraid that I may mess ...
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cannot reinstall skype after manually removing its “held back” package

I am running 12.04 (precise) Ubuntu on my computer, which I keep it up to date. Recently skype started being listed as a "kept back" package whenever I ran a software update. Stupidly I uninstalled ...
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Pause upgrade halfway through?

With my current Internet connection, it will take about 18 hours to download all the files needed to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10. Is there a way that I can first download the files in the background ...
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Software Upgrade Problem on 14.04

E:The package python-problem-report needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. message shown when being updated.
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upgrading from rails 3.2.19 to4.0.0.rc1 error

After upgrade rails project , problem occurs in project after removing country_of manufacture field it work otherwise not .how to fix it without removing field below are error Rendered ...
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14.04 to 14.04.2 Upgrade GUI disappears

In a nutshell, I had been successfully using 14.04 LTS on a Dell laptop with nvidia drivers. Everything worked perfectly. And then the "partial upgrade" today that took the OS from v.14.04 to ...
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upgrade dekstop from 12.04LTS to 14.04 failed

I get the following error after trying to run upgrade: Could not install the updates The upgrade has aborted. Your system could be in an unusable state. A recovery will run now (dpkg -configure -a). ...
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Problems opening frescobaldi on Ubuntu 14.10

I had frescobaldi installed on my machine running Ubuntu 14,10. I wanted to upgrade to the currrent version of that program and attempted to do so using the source code on their website. Now when I ...
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USB GRUB boot HDD -or- The Upgrade parachute

I have a question... I'm upgrading my laptop's HDD to an SSD. Starting basically from scratch (just backing up and partially transfering /home and stuff), but there's software I have installed (such ...
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Stuck in upgrade loop

When i want to "upgrade" i get this message Pakketlijsten worden ingelezen... Klaar Boom van vereisten wordt opgebouwd De status informatie wordt gelezen... Klaar U kunt 'apt-get -f ...
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A huge apt log file from failed upgrade - what went wrong & how do I fix it?

When attempting to upgrade from the 12.04 to a newer LTS it seemed to hang for ages (a good day or two) on "preparing for upgrade" and then the whole system started to suffer. Eventually I rebooted ...
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libunity-scopes-json-def-desktop No such device E: Sub-process

I had a problem during launching my Ubuntu this morning (but after choosing "try to repair" during booting it's finally started). Unfortunately more problems occurred during upgrade: sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrading Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) shows unmet dependencies

When upgrading from to the new Hardware Enablement Stack manually using this command: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-utopic xserver-xorg-lts-utopic ...
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Update audio and video players

I installed ubuntu first time, audio and video files are not opening. How to install a new(vlc player, kmp player, etc...) ? How to update the existing software in system?
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“Replace the customized configuration file” dialog frozen during upgrade from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS

About twelve hours ago, I started upgrading a laptop from Ubuntu 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS (better late than never, right?) using the ordinary, built-in graphical Distribution Upgrade tool. I stayed until ...
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Apt-get fails to upgrade “python-samba” on Ubuntu 14.10

I've already searched on google, but I haven't found a solution that works for me yet. As I recently booted into my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 (I have set up a dual boot with Windows 8.1 on a second ...
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Why did my Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 partially fail?

I do have an "old" 32-bit Ubuntu on an external HDD that I sometimes use for stuff. Now, I decided to upgrade it from 12.04 to 14.04 but the upgrade partially failed: I am not able to boot kernel 3.13 ...
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apt-get upgrade dialog box for modified configuration file - how to use

Still struggling through an apt-get upgrade from the console on Ubuntu 12.04 It's now found a difference in the grub config file, but this time instead of asking what to do on the command prompt, ...
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apt-get fails to do anything

After upgrading Ubuntu from Ubuntu-12.04-adm64 to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS via ssh (on VDS) For most of commands apt-get returns something like this: Setting up python3-minimal (3.4.0-0ubuntu2) ... ...
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Ugrade to RAID5 with LUKS

I'm runninig Ubuntu 14.04 with a single disc (sda) and LUKS (sda1 is /boot, sda5 is /crypto_LUKS). I want now to add two additional discs (sdb and sdc) and build a RAID5 from the sda5 LUKS ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/ubuntu-release-upgrader-core_1%3a0.220.7_all.deb

Hey guys I not a ubuntu expert but Im I having a problem and I dont know how to fix it I already tried apt-get clean dpkg --configure -a and nothing I still have the same error when I launch ...
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dpkg: error processing evolution-data-server

I had this error when I tried to upgrade the packages, my computer shut down in a previous upgrade before completing the process thank you for helping dpkg: error processing evolution-data-server ...
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Running apt-get upgrade in crontab

Adding sudo apt-get upgrade -y into crontab as a daily. This seems like a very good idea to make sure everything is automatically kept updated, but nobodys ever mentioned it before (and recommend ...
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Can't upgrade : Old linux image issue

Upon running sudo apt-get upgrade I'm getting and after running sudo apt-get purge linux-image-extra-3.13.0-35-generic I'm getting
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Upgrade 14.04 to 14.10 - Hangs at Dell BIOS screen on boot

Dell Latitude E6520 with Samsung 840 EVO SSD. I have been using 14.04 without problem on this laptop for a long time and decided to finally upgrade to 14.10. I upgraded from within 14.04, the only ...
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Clean install 14.04, after restart error: no such device:

After having numerous problems upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04 (there is a known conflict between the drivers for my graphics card and wine), I decided to do a complete clean install with a new graphics ...
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Upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 - phpmyadmin errors

I've been trying to upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 and now I have this window on my screen. I tried to go through the Configuring phpmyadmin box but it seems to be going around in a circle. See no ...
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Failed update to 14.04 - login and password module

I just updated to ubuntu 14.04 from version 12 something. Among the modules that failed to install was login and password. How do I login now when the system doesn't give me the opportunity when I ...
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how kernel gets upgraded on ubuntu 14.04 installation?

There are linux-generic and linux-image-generic packages, that track latest linux-image package as their dependency. Those packages could be used to update kernel automatically but they aren't ...
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Software Updater & apt-get upgrade not working

So i bought a new laptop and it had Ubuntu 12.04 installed in it.Since i saw info about the new versions i decided to update to 14.04 following the procedures in the forum. After the upgrade my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS unresponsive after update

After attempting to install the most recent updates, my system restarted into a black screen. After entering my login information, I got the following messages: ...
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Problems after upgrading Macbook Pro to Ubuntu 14.10

So I was dual-booting Mac OS X Yosemite and Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr to begin with. Then, after upgrading Ubuntu to 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, I started having all sorts of problems. The most annoying and ...